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MATATA: I Feel Funky b/w Talkin’ Talkin’ (Vinyl 7″)

MATATA: I Feel Funky b/w Talkin' Talkin' (Vinyl 7Rating: ★★★★★ Dynamite Cuts drop an absolute killer with this forthcoming Matata 45. Why? Because I Feel Funky and Talkin’ Talkin’ are not only two of the best afro-funk tracks ever released but also in the monkey’s all-time best-of list of any kind of funk tracks ever to boot. The JB’s-influenced first of the two was a single for the band all the way back in 1974, though back then

KILL EMIL: Matata/ Humanidad (Vinyl 7″)

KILL EMIL: Matata/ Humanidad (Vinyl 7The Matasuna label has been going hard on an Afro-Latin tip lately, and here they follow up their re-release of super-rare Sangre Joven cut Zamba Zamba (along with a Voodoocuts remix) with this new 45 from Greek producer Kill Emil. The A-side, Matata, might take its name from the Swahili word for problems but our man seems to have no difficulty knocking out a pumping mid-tempo affair